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Sex, Marriage, and Family in World Religions ebook

by Don Browning,M Christian Green


Sex, Marriage, & Family in World Religions (Columbia University Press) reveals that ancient religious texts are surprisingly explicit about such "modern" family issues as divorce, adultery, property rights, and conjugal manners.

Sex, Marriage, & Family in World Religions (Columbia University Press) reveals that ancient religious texts are surprisingly explicit about such "modern" family issues as divorce, adultery, property rights, and conjugal manners.

Spanning thousands of years, this new collection brings together writings and teachings about sex, marriage, and family from the Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, and Confucian traditions. The volume includes traditional texts as well as contemporary materials showing how the religions have responded to the changing conditions and mores of modern life. It reveals the similarities and differences among the various religions and the development of ideas and teachings within each tradition.

Browning, Green, Witte. But when they come together because of incontinence, with the good of offspring lacking, even though marital faithfulness is preserved, the intercourse is not thus excused so that it bears no blame,. but the fault is venial.

Emory University School of Law. Date Written: 2006. This chapter introduces the main texts and teachings on sex, marriage and family life in six major world religions – Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Hinduism.

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Don S. Browning, Martha Christian Green, John Witte. Christian Green is senior fellow and senior lecturer in the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University and author of a forthcoming title on fatherhood in the Western tradition. John Witte Jr. is. the Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law, Alonzo L. McDonald Distinguished Professor, and director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University.

Tekijä: Don S. Browning; M. Christian Green; Witte, John, J. Christian Green; Witte, John, Jr. Kustantaja: Columbia University Press (2006) Saatavuus: Ei tiedossa. Browning, M. Christian Green, Jr. John Witte.

Spanning thousands of years, this new collection brings together writings and teachings about sex, marriage, and family from the Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, and Confucian traditions. The volume includes traditional texts as well as contemporary materials showing how the religions have responded to the changing conditions and mores of modern life. It reveals the similarities and differences among the various religions and the development of ideas and teachings within each tradition. Selections shed light on each religion's views on a range of subjects, including sexuality and sexual pleasure, the meaning and purpose of marriage, the role of betrothal, the status of women, the place of romance, grounds for divorce, celibacy, and sexual deviance.Separate chapters devoted to each religion include introductions by leading scholars that contextualize the readings. The selections are drawn from a variety of genres including ritual, legal, theological, poetic, and mythic texts. The volume contains such diverse examples as the Zohar on conjugal manners, a contemporary Episcopalian liturgy for same-sex unions, Qur'anic passages on the equality of the sexes, the Ka–masu–tra on husbands, wives, and lovers, Buddhist writings on celibacy, and Confucian teachings on filial piety.Contributors include: Michael S. Berger, Emory University; Azizah Y. al-Hibri, Richmond School of Law; Alan Cole, Lewis and Clark College; Paul B. Courtright, Emory University; Patricia Buckley Ebrey, University of Washington; Raja M. El-Habti, Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights; Luke Timothy Johnson, Emory University; Mark D. Jordan, Emory University
Sex, Marriage, and Family in World Religions ebook
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Don Browning,M Christian Green
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